41points

Courmayeur

77points

St. Moritz

Courmayeur
St. Moritz
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41 facts in comparison

Courmayeur vs St. Moritz

Courmayeur
St. Moritz

How does Courmayeur compare to St. Moritz?

  • 64km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    150kmvs214km
  • 1 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    10vs9
  • 0.4inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    43.7inchesvs43.3inches
  • 12.1inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    73.9inchesvs61.8inches
  • 7.6inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    73.7inchesvs66.1inches
  • 13$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    43$vs56$
  • 9inches more snowfall (January)
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    64.1inchesvs55.1inches
  • 8 more hostels and hotels
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    42vs34

How does St. Moritz compare to Courmayeur?

  • 57 more ski slopes
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    88vs31
  • 311km bigger skiable area
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    350kmvs39km
  • 8 more restaurants/bars
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    85vs77
  • 48 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    62vs14
  • 59080 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    67480vs8400
  • 24 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    30vs6
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 9km longer ski run
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    10kmvs1km

General info

1.distance from airport

150km

214km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.opening hours

8hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
3.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Courmayeur
St. Moritz
Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.Is child friendly
Courmayeur
St. Moritz
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.base elevation

1224meters

1730meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.months open yearly

5months

7months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

31

88

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

39km

350km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

14

62

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.ski lifts total capacity

8400

67480

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
Courmayeur
St. Moritz
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Courmayeur
St. Moritz
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

77

85

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

6

30

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of cinemas

2

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of museums

1

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
Courmayeur
St. Moritz
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Courmayeur
St. Moritz
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

42

34

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.number of five star hotels

1

6

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
Courmayeur
St. Moritz
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

43.7inches

43.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

73.9inches

61.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall february

73.7inches

66.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall january

64.1inches

55.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
5.snowfall april

35.4inches

39.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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